chaenactis

noun
any of several United States plants having long stalks of funnel-shaped white or yellow flowers
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Chaenactis

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\\kēˈnaktə̇s\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek chainein to gape + aktis ray; akin to Latin hiare to gape — more at yawn, actin-
: a genus of herbs (family Compositae) found in the western United States and characterized by entire or pinnately lobed leaves and long peduncled heads of white or yellow flowers

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  • Chaenactis — ID 17170 Symbol Key CHAEN Common Name pincushion Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AZ, CA, CO, ID, MA, MT, ND, NM, NV, NY, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Chaenactis DC. — Symbol CHAEN Common Name pincushion Botanical Family Asteraceae …   Scientific plant list

  • chaenactis — chae·nac·tis …   English syllables

  • Chaenactis stevioides — Chaenactis stevioides …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Chaenactis glabriuscula — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Chaenactis fremontii — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

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